NONGSTOIN, Feb 04: With the recent arrests of two A’chik National Liberation Central Army (ANLCA) cadres from Nongstoin on Sunday last, during a follow-up operation, three more ANLCA cadres namely Twillson D Shira, Latu D Shira and Rikchi D Shira were arrested from Dalbot, a village under Shallang Police Station on Tuesday.
SHILLONG, Feb 04: Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) will soon write to all non Congress political parties to enter into a post-poll-alliance to defeat the Congress from forming the next executive committee in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC).
Elections to the KHADC is slated on February 24.
Addressing newsmen after a meeting held in the city here on Tuesday, KHNAM president Pyndapborthiaw Saibon said, “We have decided to soon submit an appeal to all the regional parties in the state like the United Democratic Party (UDP), Hill State People Democratic Party (HSPDP) and others on the need to enter for a post-poll-alliance to ensure the Congress party is kept out of power in the KHADC.”
Shillong, Feb 04: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) North East Minority Department Coordination meeting was organised by the North East Coordinator Sayeedullah Nongrum on February 3 at Umshyrpi College, Shillong, wherein members of the department from all the North East states of India were present.
President of Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Dr. D.D. Lapang, inaugurated the All India Congress Committee North East Minority Cell.
In his inaugural speech, Dr. Lapang stated that it is for the first time that AICC has appointed a coordinator in the face of Sayeedullah Nongrum and wished him all success in his endeavor to unite minorities from all sections of the seven sisters states.
Shillong, Feb 04: With an aim to spread a strong message globally to stop racial discrimination, Royal Enfield Riders Association of Meghalaya (RERAM) in collaboration with the Brotherhood of Bulleteers Motorcycling Consortium (BOBMC) will organise a bike rally entitled ‘Bikers Against Racial Discrimination’ on February 08 at 1 pm from Polo parking lot.
SHILLONG, Feb 04: Lumparing resident and Assistant Professor, Physics, Assam Don Bosco University, Dr Samrat Dey, is the only person from the northeast who is honored with the “Special Mention – Young Faculty” award by Education Expo TV (EET CRS) – India’s largest Research and Branding Company.
The academic brilliance award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions made by a faculty at relatively early stages in their careers that include contributions and achievements in teaching, research and other activities.
Dr Dey did his MSc (Physics) and PhD (Physics) form North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) and also holds two Master Degrees – MSc (Computer Science) and MBA. Throughout his academic career he has been a rank holder, 1st class 1st in both BSc and MSc. He was a university gold medalist in MSc. He is presently working in as many as four different fields of research. He has a large number of publications in reputed national and international journals. He has also authored and edited national and international journals and books.